One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A tanager (songbird), the adult male of which is rosy red, and which is a common summer visitor in the central and southern US.
- ‘There were red cardinal-birds; and we saw another red bird also, a summer tanager.’
- ‘It is home, said Marty Jakle, to ‘a diverse assemblage of neotropical migratory birds: the yellow-billed cuckoo, Cassin's kingbird, Bell's vireo, summer tanager, yellow warbler, yellow-breasted chat, and gray hawk.’’
- ‘Male summer tanagers defend their nest site and a feeding territory during the breeding season.’
- ‘For example, more than 15 percent of the world's summer tanagers, and more than 30 percent of the world's whip-poor-wills, breed in the Ozark and Ouachita mountains of Missouri, Arkansas and Oklahoma.’
- ‘Blue-gray gnatcatchers, orchard orioles, summer tanagers and blue jays are among the many species that nest in oaks.’
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